Nabu Computer Network: Doug Article/Advertisement

Not many people know that Doug was the official spokesperson of Ottawa’s Nabu Network of home computers. 

The computers themselves, now largely forgotten, operated from 1982-1985 and are largely considered to be one of the precursors to today’s internet. While having functions of a normal PC of the time, the computer would download content off a home cable feed. Downloadable features users could access were news, games, personal banking, shopping, and many more. 

Just one more thing that Doug did that was ahead of its time. 

One Comment Add yours

  1. bhlumley says:

    Nice piece of information – Doug was at the vanguard of this new age.


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